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Sleep tourism is the latest travel trend (and it’s made for mums)

In Features, Home + Living, Stories, Travel by Nicole Fuge

If all you want for Mother’s Day is some peace and quiet, you’re not alone (see what we did there?). Time to jump on the sleep tourism trend.

By Mama Disrupt®

Say hello to the new era of travel. It’s called sleep tourism and it sounds like absolute bliss, doesn’t it? shared their 2024 Travel Predictions with us, and said that 55% of travellers want to solely focus on uninterrupted shut-eye in their travel.

Think cloud-like beds, blackout curtains, and no interruptions … at all.

And with some of the most sleep-deprived being mothers (no surprises there), 50% of parents are actually seeking solace on a completely solo holiday. Yep, that’s right, they’re packing a bag-for-one, leaving the kids with their partner and prioritising themselves.

You go Glen Coco!

If you’re dreaming of a lone ranger vacation, here’s a little sneak at some of the most popular pads being booked for some magical me-time.

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1. Peppertree Hill, NSW

Nestled in scenic Eurunderr, Peppertree Hill beckons with countryside charm. Can’t you just picture yourself on the balcony, soaking in garden views? Plus, you can wake up (when you want to, not with your kids pulling at your arm) and slide into a delightful continental brekkie daily. Craving adventure? Hike through picturesque trails or pedal around with their bicycle rental service. Explore and unwind, lady.

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2. Evanslea Luxury Boutique Accommodation, NSW

Escape to Evanslea Luxury Boutique for a blissful retreat. Immerse yourself in lush gardens and the tranquil Cudgegong River. Cozy up by the crackling wood fires under starlit skies. Indulge in hampers brimming with local delights. And pamper yourself with a rejuvenating spa bath. Salivating yet?

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3. A by Adina Canberra, ACT

Yearning for modern comforts and urban adventures? Look no further than A by Adina in Canberra’s bustling heart. Just steps away from the National Gallery of Australia and Anzac Parade. Treat yourself to sleek elegance and cozy vibes. Enjoy onsite parking, a round-the-clock front desk, plus a soothing bath and flat-screen TV for those chill evenings post solo exploration.

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4. Bright Riverside Holiday Park, VIC

Picture-perfect Yarra Valley awaits. Dive into breathtaking mountain and garden vistas from your private riverfront unit. Kick back and relax with all the must-have amenities. Roast marshmallows by the outdoor fireplace or opt for a picnic. You can also venture off-site for thrilling hikes, scenic cycles, and tranquil fishing spots. Buckle up, mama chops!

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5. Bluestone Cottages – The Shop, QLD

Nestled in Toowoomba’s charming heritage district, this historic gem-turned-holiday haven awaits. Step into spacious comfort with a touch of vintage charm. Lounge on the balcony, soak in garden views, and relish free parking. It’s the perfect spot for mums to unwind amidst town views and old-world allure. Love it.

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6. Adelaide Hills Luxury Escape – 1884 Summertown, SA

Step into history at 1884 Summertown in Adelaide Hills, where you can indulge in spacious luxury with an alfresco bath under the stars and lush garden vibes. So, after biking around town, you can unwind in your very own private hot tub (yes, please!). Can you think of anything more delicious than savouring slow evenings by the fireplace in the outdoor dining area, sipping wine and soaking in the ambiance? We think not.

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7. The Villa Margaret River, WA

Check out this gem along Margaret River’s bustling main street. A spacious 3-bed, 2-bath villa awaits hardworking mums craving comfort and connection. Gather in the homey courtyard or chill on the terrace with a glass of vino. Explore nearby wineries, breweries, forests, and beaches. Plus, don’t miss the chance to windsurf or canoe nearby.

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8. A Cottage in Richmond, TAS

Hop in for a short drive from Hobart to discover the charm of A Cottage in Richmond. Nestled along the Coal River and historic Richmond Bridge, it’s the perfect base for exploring. Sink into cozy vibes in this 1-bed, 1-bath haven with a sunny outdoor spot. Let concierge services elevate your experience with top-notch day trip tips and seamless transfers. Yes, yes and yes.

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